MAAYAN
SILVER

ATTORNEY-AT-LAW

EXPERIENCE

FIGHTER ON YOUR SIDE

Attorney Silver is unafraid to stand up for her client’s rights. She will work hard to preserve those rights. She is a courteous, persistent negotiator, and she makes creative and effective arguments at sentencing and in litigation.

PRACTICE AREAS

CRIMINAL DEFENSE

Silver Law Offices represents criminal defendants at all stages, from pre-charging to preliminary hearing, pretrial motions through plea and sentencing or jury trial or court trial. Attorney Silver has represented clients in both federal and state circuit courts and municipal courts. She has represented clients on charges ranging from disorderly conduct to homicide, including drug cases, gun cases, crimes of violence, property crimes, sexual assault, domestic violence, and OWI.

POST CONVICTION MOTIONS

Silver Law Offices has experience challenging issues on appeal through postconviction motions in the trial courts and direct appeals to the Wisconsin Court of Appeals. The firm can research, draft and argue motions and briefs on issues from plea withdrawal to resentencing, new trial to ineffective assistance of counsel, sentence modification to eligibility for early release programming. The firm’s work has already resulted in both published and unpublished Wisconsin precedent.

REVOCATION PROCEEDINGS

Silver Law Offices can represent those in revocation proceedings. The firm will research alternatives to revocation and develop defense theory to avoid revocation. The firm has had successes in having revocation found inappropriate, having allegations found unproven, and having DOC time requested for revocation found excessive. The firm can also file administrative appeals or, if appropriate, petition writ of certiorari to circuit court.

BIO

BAR ADMISSIONS
Wisconsin Bar (2004)
Illinois Bar (2015)
E.D.WI (2008)
PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIP
WACDL (member)

HISTORY

Practicing Criminal Defense since 2005

Attorney Silver first interned in the Wisconsin State Public Defender’s Appellate Division and the Milwaukee Trial Office. She was inspired by the grit, dedication and integrity of the defenders. She spent five years as a trial and appellate attorney in a local law firm and then opened Silver Law Offices in 2011.

TRIALS

AT THE TRIAL LEVEL

    • Jury Trials and Court Trials: Attorney Silver has obtained not guilty verdicts for clients on gun crime, property crime, drugs cases, disorderly conduct, domestic violence and sexual assault charges.
    • Pretrial and Postconviction Motion Litigation: Attorney Silver has obtained the pre-trial suppression of physical evidence, confessions and out of court identifications. She has obtained post-conviction relief for clients including plea withdrawal, resentencing, sentence modification, sentence credit, and early release programming.
    • Plea Negotiations/Sentencing: Over the past 11 years, Attorney Silver has obtained for clients:
        • the dismissal of cases or charges
        • the reduction of felonies to misdemeanors, and misdemeanors to municipal tickets
        • Probationary sentences instead of jail time
        • Below minimum sentence on federal drug conspiracy.

APPELLATE

APPELLATE COURT LITIGATION

    • Attorney Silver obtained reversals of trial court decisions in the Wisconsin Court of Appeals on two occasions resulting in the release of her clients.

CONTACT

PHONE 414/336-1446
EMAIL silverlawllc@gmail.com

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OFFICE 2929 W Highland Blvd | Milwaukee, WI | 53208